"Blusher? no thanks!"
We often hear this from our clients or friends...
The the question why not?
And the reasons:
- I don't know how to put it on
- Dont know which colour to take
-Dont want to look like a clown so I'm not using it and much more !!!
Now ladies the blusher is important as any other makeup product or step of application
Don't leave it out because your makeup will look incomplete
Here are some practical tips for you about the blushers.
Where to apply it and how?
Right on the cheekbones!
Don't go on the top of the cheekbones with blusher!
Under your cheekbones will be your contour so again no...keep it exactly on the cheekbones.
The right blush can add a pop of color to your cheeks, instantly making you look younger, healthier and prettier. However, many women are unsure about the right type of blush to use and how exactly they should apply it. Choose a suitable color for your skin tone. When choosing a blush colour, it's important to pick one that matches your natural skin tone.
This means that the color you pick should be as close as possible to the color your cheeks turn when you're naturally flushed. Picking a color that doesn't match your skin tone can cause your blush to look unnatural and even garish.
A good tip for identifying your natural coloring is to make a tight fist with your hand for about ten seconds. The color that develops across your knuckles is the ideal color for your blush!
In general, pale skin tones will work best with light pink which mimics their natural flush. For a more dramatic look, peaches and mochas can work well.
Sallower skin tones will do best with orange or reddish-pink blushes which brighten the skin, adding a healthy glow.
Dark skin tones can get away with vivid oranges, pinks and reds which add a pop of life and color.
Decide on a type of blush. There are many different blush formulas on the market, including powder, cream, gel and liquid. The best option for you will depend on your skin type and personal preference.
Powder blush is good for oily to normal skin. It is also good for warmer temperatures, as it will not slide off the face.
Cream blush is good for drier skin as it is more hydrating. It also good for older skin, as it will not catch in fine lines and wrinkles like a powder.
Liquids and gels are great if you want to achieve a very exact and long-lasting application. Often these products can double up as a matching lip stain!
Purchase some applicator brushes/sponges. You don't have to use a brush/sponge if you want you can use your fingers(but a brush would make it neater).Applying your blush will depend on the type of blush you're using:
Powder blushes are best applied with an angled blush brush or with a wide-headed loose powder brush.
Cream blushes are best applied with your fingers or with a medium-sized flat-topped brush.
Liquids and gels are best applied with your fingers or with a synthetic make-up wedge.
Good luck ladies with blushing up yourselves
Stay with us tomorrow and learn more about a daytime lips
How to start your makeup application?
Foundation first or eye makeup?
As you are checking the You Tube videos you will see so many different makeup application techniques and definitely you will be confused.
We are here to help you sorting out this confusion.
So lets see the makeup steps:
Make sure your face is clean, the makeup will look much better on a clean skin than to add some makeup on to the existing makeup.
Use a toner, the toner cleans up your skin perfectly, refreshing it and closing the pores, basically preparing your skin for the makeup application.
Moisturise, especially if you have a dry skin!
Depending on a foundation type apply primer. The primer will prepare your skin for a foundation and will make your makeup lasting longer.
Apply foundation, all over the face, eyelids, under the eyes, blend it to the neck area also.
When is the foundation perfect? When you can't see it because none wants to see the foundation just the flawless skin, forget about the caked up, mask effect foundation! That is out of trend for a long time.
7. Correct the skin imperfections. Most of the time we are mixing up the correctors with concealers. The correctors are in colours (yellow, peach, green and orange) and are useful in correcting the dislocations on our face.
8.Then conceal it! Because of the concealers your skin will be green or orange depends what colours are you applying you have to conceal it. That means the concealers are skin colours.
9.Contour and highlight and of course blend it!
10.Set your base with a translucent powder
11.Start with your eyebrows in this case you can make sure that you won't miss any part of your face
12.Apply the eye makeup
Now you have a question why in this order?
There is a logical explanation for this.
When you start with a foundation you do 60% of the job and you will have a flawless canvas to work on. All the eyeshadow colours will show much better on the already corrected skin. Even if you do a smokey look or working with dark colours you can easily avoid the fall outs by applying translucent powder under the eye area before starting with eye makeup.
This technique is faster and more efficient all you need is to practice
Stay with us tomorrow as we will talk about dos and donuts in your makeup routine !
Have a nice day ladies